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Celebrating SuXXess: Ria Vagkli

In a recent study published by the Responsible Mining Foundation on gender balance in the mining industry, it is no surprise that there is still work to be done. Encouragingly, the industry has taken strides and is recognizing the benefits of more women in the workforce. Mine managers cited that, “Greater gender diversity fosters innovation […]

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Forward Thinking: Pioneering the use of Dry Stack Tailings in Turkey and Greece

First to Construct a Dry Tailings Facility in Turkey In 2006, Eldorado first began assessing the use of dry-stack tailings for its Efemçukuru project in Turkey.  “At the time, we were one of a handful of mining companies evaluating the technology, and were the first to permit and construct a dry-stack tailings facility in Turkey,” […]

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George Burns on a site visit in Greece.

Forward Thinking: Focusing on Innovation and Technology for our Future

A Q&A with George Burns, President and CEO, Eldorado Gold Contrary to popular belief, mining is an industry at the forefront of technological innovation. At Eldorado Gold, leading-edge technologies are enabling our mines to operate with greater energy efficiency and reduced environmental impact, while also creating a healthier and safer environment for our people.  We […]

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George Burns, President & CEO, Eldorado Gold

Q&A with George Burns, President & CEO, Eldorado Gold Corporation

This interview originally appeared in the EY Canadian Mining Eye Q2 2018 www.ey.com/ca/miningeye You have been President and CEO of Eldorado for just over a year now. What changes have you sought to make to the organization (say from a cultural and operating model perspective) and why? The mining industry is capital intensive and cyclical, so […]

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Learning about hazardous substances

Teaching safe behaviour to the next generation

Earlier this year, Eldorado Gold celebrated International Safety Week to highlight the importance of safety, both at the workplace and at home. One of the week’s highlights for Hellas Gold, Eldorado Gold’s Greek subsidiary, was an interactive event with children from the Stratoni, Stageira and Stratoniki villages near our Kassandra Mines in northern Greece. The […]

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George Burns, President & CEO

A view from the top: CEO George Burns talks about sustainability at Eldorado

 It’s been a year since George Burns took the helm as President & CEO of Eldorado Gold. As an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, George knows what it takes to build projects that create value for all stakeholders. With the release of Eldorado’s 2017 sustainability report “Tomorrow, Together”, […]

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International Women's Day

Meet Eirini Psychari one of our female mine rescue responders

Looking out for everyone’s safety is our primary focus at Eldorado Gold. But there are some members of our team who go above and beyond to ensure the safety of their colleagues. Eirini Psychari is one of those people. If you work at Eldorado’s Kassandra Mines in northern Greece (Olympias, Skouries, Stratoni ), you may already […]

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Canadian mining

Exporting Canadian mining expertise to grow a gold mining industry in Greece

A nation’s mineral wealth can be a distinct competitive advantage if leveraged responsibly. In Canada, mining contributes considerably to the Country’s economic strength. Mining could do the same for Greece. Canadian mining: an engine for global economic growth Rich in mineral resources, Canada has a thriving mining sector and leading global expertise in all parts […]

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